first_imgWorld Cup 2019: England name Jofra Archer in final squad of 15World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer, who was knocking on the doors of England selection after a string of strong performances, was named in England’s 15-man squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cupadvertisement India Today Web Desk LondonMay 21, 2019UPDATED: May 21, 2019 14:45 IST Jofra Acrher named in Englan’d final squad for 2019 World CupHIGHLIGHTSJofra Archer and Liam Dawson have been named in England’s 15-man squad for the World CupDavid Willey and Joe Denly missed out as ECB announced the final squad on TuesdayEngland recently beat Pakistan in a 5-match ODI series as part of preparations for the World CupEngland have announced their final 15-man squad for the World Cup 2019 with fast bowler Jofra Archer making his place in the team at the expense of seamer David Willey.England have made three changes to the prelimanry World Cup squad they had announced ahead of ODIs against Ireland and Pakistan this month. Joe Denly has made place for all-rounder Liam Dawson, while James Vince has been named the replacement for Alex Hales who was omitted from the team afer failing a drugs test.An ECB press release said Dawson made it to the squad after a run of good form for his county.”Hampshire’s Liam Dawson returns to the England set-up for the first time since sustaining a side strain during last October’s limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka.”Sussex’s Jofra Archer was called up after his debut in the Royal London ODI series against Pakistan.”The 24-year-old fast bowler played two matches in England’s four-nil series victory over the past month.”The 29-year-old left-arm spin-bowling all-rounder has been in fine form for his county, claiming 18 wickets and averaging 45 with the bat during Hampshire’s run to the Royal London One-Day Cup final.”James Vince, the classy Hampshire top-order batsman, is also included having played his part during the Royal London ODI series against Pakistan. The 28-year-old will be looking to add to his 10 caps during the tournament.”From the preliminary squad that was announced last month, Kent’s Joe Denly and Yorkshire’s David Willey miss out on selection.”The squad will report to the Ageas Bowl, Southampton on Friday ahead of the warm-up fixture against Australia on Saturday,” the release said.advertisementWorld Cup 2019 squad: Jonny Bairstow, Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood,James Vince, Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Jofra ArcherAlso Read | Keep it funny, not personal: Moeen Ali urges fans to go easy on Smith and WarnerAlso Read | Former Australian cricketer Michael Slater kicked off plane after creating ruckusAlso See For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Jofra ArcherFollow 2019 World Cuplast_img read more

“The index appears to have bottomed out with higher probabilities for a rise in its value in coming months” said Abdolreza Abbassian, senior economist at FAO, in a press release on the monthly survey .Last month, the Index averaged 192.6 points, meaning it now stands 13 points – or 6.4 per cent – below its level a year ago. The trade-weighted index, which tracks prices of cereals, meat, dairy products, vegetable oils, and sugar on international markets, is now around its level of August 2010.The inching up of vegetable oil and grain prices offset ongoing declines in dairy prices. Dairy prices declined 3.4 percent from October and 29 percent from a year earlier to average 178.1 points.Cereal prices rose significantly for the first time since March, as growing conditions for the just-sown wheat crop in the Northern hemisphere, appear less than ideal. However, rice prices weakened as newly-harvested supplies arrived to market. The Cereal Price Index averaged 183 points in November, up 2.6 percent from October, but down 5.8 percent from a year earlier.The Vegetable Oil Price Index also rose, increasing 0.7 percent to 164.9 points – still almost 17 percent below its level a year earlier – due to lower-than-anticipated global production of sunflower oil and some slowdown of palm oil production in Malaysia and Indonesia. However, soy oil prices were weak, dampening the sub-index’s rise.Sugar prices were down 3.2 percent from October, reflecting an 8 per cent decline over the year, and meat prices remained stable at historically high levels. read more